More from Camden

  • Camden EDC reimburses Camden Realty for waterline

    By Barry Ward | February 14, 2016 - 9:05pm

    CAMDEN — The Camden Economic Development Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the reimbursement of $19,000 to Camden Realty Group, LLC for construction costs related to a water line extension project.

  • Andrews, Munro vie to replace Duckwall in Camden

    By Barry Ward | January 31, 2016 - 9:23pm

    CAMDEN — The two Republicans seeking to replace Sandy Duckwall on the Camden Board of Commissioners both believe they can help the county do more to attract businesses to Camden’s northern end.

  • Camden to join lawsuit on fines

    By Barry Ward | January 15, 2016 - 8:30pm

    CAMDEN — The Camden Board of Education is joining more than 30 other North Carolina school boards in challenging the way some traffic fine and forfeiture revenues are disbursed that if successful, could net the Camden schools $53,000.

  • New Camden ag agent arrives

    By Barry Ward | January 15, 2016 - 8:29pm

    CAMDEN — Camden County farmers have some new help with growing their crops courtesy of a new agriculture agent, Austin Brown.

  • Camden to continue hearing on subdivision

    By Barry Ward | January 9, 2016 - 9:05pm

    CAMDEN — A public hearing on Green Meadows LLC’s request for a special use permit to develop a nine-lot subdivision off Pudding Ridge Road in the South Mills Township was continued until May 2, the board of commissioners decided Monday.

  • Dismal State Park plans First Day Hike

    By JON HAWLEY | December 30, 2015 - 9:02pm

    SOUTH MILLS — Officials at Dismal Swamp State Park have some new year’s advice: to start 2016 on the right track, hit the trails.

  • Decision 2016: Krainiak seeks return in Camden

    By Barry Ward | December 14, 2015 - 10:00pm

    CAMDEN — A former Camden commissioner is seeking to return to the county’s governing board, saying the current board is more concerned about potential county residents than those already living in Camden.

  • School meal prices rise as number of meals served drops

    By Barry Ward | December 13, 2015 - 7:53pm

    CAMDEN — As the cost of school lunches rises, the number of meals consumed at Camden County schools is declining, Superintendent Melvin Hawkins said last week.

  • Business: Nesting Cottage spreads its wings, lands at new location

    By William F. West | December 12, 2015 - 8:31pm

    CAMDEN — A antiques dealer has relocated across U.S. Highway 158 into a larger building, offering customers the chance to purchase from an extensive collection of items.“I had to spread my wings,” Cherylin Collins, co-owner of the Nesting Cottage, said of the decision to enter the vacant former Shore Flyte Marine building.

  • Camden sues to recover NCDC site

    By William F. West | November 28, 2015 - 7:46pm

    CAMDEN — Ownership of the site of a former child care center is at the heart of an eight-month-old legal dispute involving Camden County, a since-defunct nonprofit organization, six government agencies and a bank.

  • Camden shooting range plans moved forward

    By William F. West | November 19, 2015 - 9:04pm

    CAMDEN — Sheriff Tony Perry’s efforts to set up a firearms range for his deputies are moving forward to another phase despite opposition from a resident and his wife.

  • Man in chase held without bond

    November 19, 2015 - 9:02pm

    CamdenMan in chase held without bondA 37-year-old man is being held without bond by authorities in Norfolk, Virginia, for extradition to Camden County, in connection with allegedly leading Camden deputies on a high-speed chase that ended early Wednesday morning at the Pasquotank River drawbridge.

  • Docks full as boaters trek south

    By Cindy Beamon | October 23, 2015 - 8:42pm

    SOUTH MILLS — A surge of boaters filled docks at the Dismal Swamp and Mariners’ Wharf this week on their seasonal journey south to warmer climes.

  • Columbine victim inspires students

    By Corinne Saunders | October 14, 2015 - 7:57pm

    CAMDEN — More than 15 years after her death, Rachel Scott’s kindness and service to others continues to have an impact.

  • Checkpoint nets citations from DWI to missing person

    From Staff Reports | October 11, 2015 - 7:52pm

    CAMDEN — Alleged traffic violators were greeted with a surprise in Camden County on Saturday evening and early Sunday morning: A checkpoint of 20 law enforcement officers.

  • Second hearing, same result on subdivision request

    By Cindy Beamon | October 4, 2015 - 7:23pm

    CAMDEN — Residents hoping to halt a new subdivision in South Mills got a second chance last week to argue their case.

  • Camden eyes quicker access to minutes

    By Cindy Beamon | October 2, 2015 - 7:34pm

    CAMDEN — Camden County is purchasing software to make it easier and faster to read minutes from Board of Commissioners’ meetings.

  • Examiner: Teen died from gunshot

    By William F. West | October 2, 2015 - 3:58pm

    CAMDEN — An Elizabeth City teen whose body was found in a Camden County park earlier this week died as a result of a gunshot to the head, the medical examiner’s office has concluded.

  • Camden eyeing NC 343 North as growth route

    By Cindy Beamon | September 17, 2015 - 8:28pm

    CAMDEN — Camden may re-examine its road map for future development to allow more business growth along N.C. Highway 343 North between the courthouse and South Mills.

  • Camden nixes trash limit signs

    By Cindy Beamon | September 15, 2015 - 12:37pm

    CAMDEN — After outcry from county residents, Camden is taking down signs at garbage collection sites setting limits on the number of trips and size of load each household can bring.

  • 45-lot proposal eyed in Camden

    By Cindy Beamon | September 13, 2015 - 8:47pm

    CAMDEN — Signs of an improving housing market in Camden have induced one local developer to move ahead with plans for a new subdivision in South Mills.

  • Camden plans child abuse training

    By Cindy Beamon | September 13, 2015 - 8:46pm

    CAMDEN — Camden teachers, government workers, sheriff’s deputies, and local churches will be trained on how to protect children from child sexual abuse in what may be a first for the county.

  • Policy signs irk Camden residents

    By Cindy Beamon | September 12, 2015 - 7:59pm

    CAMDEN — Camden plans to review its garbage policy after a surge of citizens complained about new signs at convenience centers setting limits on the number of trips and size of loads per household.

  • Wastewater treatment site eyed by Camden

    By Cindy Beamon | September 12, 2015 - 7:58pm

    CAMDEN — Camden plans to test a farm in Belcross as the possible site for a new mid-county wastewater treatment plant.

  • Camden to re-examine youth sports practice space

    By Cindy Beamon | September 12, 2015 - 7:52pm

    CAMDEN — Camden will re-examine its policy on practice space for youth sports after a scheduling conflict arose over what one team leader called a “misunderstanding.” Camden Bears Youth Football and Cheerleading is asking the county to reinstate its priority practice time at Camden Community Park on N.C. Highway 343 North after a recent change in leadership.